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Old 02-02-2009, 08:33 AM   #1
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Help Replacing Turn Signals on '04

Can someone tell me how to replace the front turn signal bulbs on a 2004 330ci with xenons? I don't think the "how to" on this site applies because it looks like the lenses for my turn signal and the headlights are all one piece. Also, does anybody know off hand if that car would take a 7506 or 7507 so I can order them before I figure out how to get the lenses off to check the pin offset?

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Old 02-02-2009, 11:21 AM   #2
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Anybody? Do I need to remove the entire headlight assembly? Is there a way to get the bulb from behind? Surely it can't be too difficult, but any help would be appreciated before I start prying on stuff...
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Old 02-02-2009, 01:17 PM   #3
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Your car uses a 7440 bulb so neither of those would work. You can remove the turn signal by twisting out #12 in the picture below:

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Old 02-02-2009, 01:36 PM   #4
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Thanks for the diagram! Really helpful, and saved me from ordering the wrong part.
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Old 02-02-2009, 02:45 PM   #5
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7440. and just take out the 4 bolts holding your headlights, and slide the headlight out a little. it will give you room to take out the turn signal. DIY on how to take out the headlight in my sig
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Old 02-02-2009, 05:59 PM   #6
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i didn't have to take out the 4 bolts with mine.
just find part #12 from the diagram Nick posted, turn it and pull it out.
i bought the 7440 bulb from jlevi.
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yea, you can do it if you have patience and small hands lol i don't have either of those when i'm doing stuff in the dark
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yea, you can do it if you have patience and small hands lol i don't have either of those when i'm doing stuff in the dark
yea i'm just too lazy to pull out the headlight.
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